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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
What are intravenous lines and tubes?
Even if your baby can be fed normally, an intravenous line may be needed to deliver antibiotics or other medication or to draw blood. This way, caregivers can avoid repeatedly sticking your baby with needles.
Your baby may need intravenous lines for just a short time or for many days. Once your baby is well enough to take milk feedings and is gaining weight, the lines can often be removed.
What are the types of intravenous lines and tubes?
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